Class B Copper conductors, Cross-Linked Polyethylene (XLP) 100% Insulation Level, Copper Tape Shield, Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Jacket, 90°C

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RHINOPOWERTM Type MP-GC mine power feeder cable is a heavy-duty power cable for use in stationary horizontal HV mine power distribution circuits, for permanent or semi-portable applications with power transmission in deep mines, surface mines, open pits, tunnels, in conduit or duct (not to exceed max rated voltage), and suitable for direct burial in wet or dry locations. For vertical drop requirements consult with factory application specialist.


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Conductor Ground Wire
No. of Conductors Size (AWG or kcmil) No. of Strands Insulation Thickness (mils) (mm) Size (AWG) No. of Strands Nom. OD (mils) (mm) Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km) Allowable Ampacity
571724 3 3 2 AWG 2 AWG 7 7 115 2.92 6 6 1565 39.75 1638 2437
569948 3 3 4/0 AWG 4/0 AWG 19 19 115 2.92 1 1 2120 53.85 3188 4745
587657 3 3 500 KCMIL 500 KCMIL 37 37 115 2.92 4/0 4/0 2750 69.85 7880 11727

Standards & References

  • ASTM B3 Standard Specification for Soft or Annealed Copper Wire
  • ASTM B8 Concentric-Lay-Stranded Copper Conductors
  • ASTM B496 Compact Round Concentric-lay-standard copper
  • ICEA S-75-381 Portable and Power Feeder Cables for Use in Mines
  • MSHA Approved


  • Conductor:Class B compact stranded bare copper per ASTM B3 and ASTM B496
  • Conductor Shield:Semi-conducting cross-linked copolymer
  • Insulation:Cross-Linked Polyethylene (XLP), 100% Insulation Level
  • Insulation Shield:Stripable semi-conducting cross-linked copolymer
  • Copper Tape Shield:Helically wrapped 5 mil copper tape with 25% overlap
  • Ground Check:Class B compressed stranded bare copper per ASTM B3 and ASTM B8 with yellow high strength, polypropylene insulation
  • Grounding Conductors:Two Class B compressed stranded bare copper per ASTM B3 and ASTM B8
  • Filler:Rubber Fillers as needed
  • Tape:Polyester tape, applied over the cable core for improved mechanical integrity and ease of stripping
  • Reinforcement:Reinforcing twine applied over the taped core
  • Jacket:Black, single layer, flame resistant, thermoplastic Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC). Alternate colors available


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